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Mole Day - October 23rd

Celebrated annually on October 23rd from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m., Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 1023), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry.  Mole Day was created as a way to foster interest in chemistry. 

SciFest Ezine

SciFest Ezine Volume 6, Number 2, October 2014 now available to view!<

The Science Squad - Series 3

The the 3rd series of The Science Squad starts on Monday 27th October at 8.30pm on RTE 1.

Physics Buskers

Are you a science enthusiast? Would you like to bring science to the streets, parks and fields of Ireland? Come and join our team of Physics Buskers, a merry group of science teachers and scientists, whose mission it is to increase public engagement in science.

SCIENTIX Conference

The 2nd Scientix Conference will take place 24th – 26th October 2014 in Brussels. With the expected participation of around 600 teachers, policymakers, researchers and project managers, it will be one of the major networking events in STEM education in Europe.

Careers through Chemistry

“Careers through Chemistry” is an event running in association with Trinity College on Tuesday 11th November from 10.30am-12.30pm. Teachers are invited to bring classes from Transition Year and Senior Cycle Chemistry to the Tercentenary Hall for the event, which will feature short careers talks from a wide variety of speakers, all of whom have studied the Chemical Sciences.

The Festival of Curiosity

As part of The Festival of Curiosity on November 8th & 9th during Science Week, Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin, will be transformed into a curiosity filled hub with some curious family science shows.

TCD Maths & Physics Open Day

On Saturday 15th November Trinity College are hosting a Maths & Physics Open Day in the MacNeill Lecture Theatre in the Hamilton Building near The Science Gallery from 10:30-15:30. Pre-registration essential on

European Space Agency Competition

ESA and its Rosetta mission partners are inviting you to suggest a name for the site where lander Philae will touch down on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 12 November.